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Temperature Controller Stability Resolution for ISS Nodes 2& 3 IATCS Loops
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published July 09, 2001 by SAE International in United States
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A typical feature of an active loop thermal system is to guarantee a tight temperature range to the users through stable and fast control dynamics. In this framework, Alenia Spazio developed a dedicated Temperature Control Loop Analyzer (TeCLA) as a tool to assess the suitability of the software controlled algorithm for International Space Station (ISS) Nodes 2& 3 water loops. This tool defines the stability regions as a function of the control law gains and allows the screening of the operative scenarios to identify the worst cases, thus reducing costs by drastically limiting the candidates for a verification-development test campaign. This paper presents the TeCLA features and its application on the active thermal control loops of ISS Nodes 2& 3.
CitationValenzano, G., Burzagli, F., and Lombardi, S., "Temperature Controller Stability Resolution for ISS Nodes 2& 3 IATCS Loops," SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2335, 2001, https://doi.org/10.4271/2001-01-2335.
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